A great way to add comfort and security to your home is a new door. We offer great installation and some amazing door vendors, many linked to this page, who have some great door products to offer you and your home.
For Exterior Doors we recommend a fully pre-hung door. That is a door with jambs, threshold, and weatherstripping all built in one unit that is ready to hang. They run from $200 up into the thousands depending on the type of material and the type of glass utilized. This Mahogany beauty above on the right with sidelites and the transome window is about 8 grand as pictured. That's a great reason to think fiberglass.
Most doors are hung on a 4 9/16" jamb, but 5 1/4",and 6 5/8" jambs are also used on occasion. They come pre-drilled for deadbolt and door knob, with hinges included, but no hardware as far as handles and locks. Make sure to get new locks for your new door. There will also probably be some materials necessary to complete the install. We can provide you a materials list or bring standard materials with us at the time of your install. Most doors will require new interior casing, and either parting stop or other wood to full in the gaps on the exterior, if not brickmold and/or 1 X 2 or 4 exterior casing in select pine or rough cedar.
Most front doors are 36" wide, most back doors are 32" wide. The door units themselves are 81 1/2" tall with jambs and threshold. We are proud to offer an extensive line of tall doors in eight foot (8') heights up to 98" with all new door frames, threshold and weather stripping.
Because I care so much about installation and the end result on your house. I wrote this best practices white paper on Professional Residential Door Installation Procedures.Read More About Do it Yourself Door Installation
As a rule Patio Doors are usually Sliding Doors and are used in areas with little room for a swinging door. French Doors are doors which close in the middle and both doors operate. There are also Center Hinged Doors with one active and one stationary panel, hinges in the middle and a knob and a deadbolt on one side or the other. Doors with grids are available in almost every door style and type with the exception of blinds between the glass doors or stained glass type doors. There are a lot of options and choices to be aware of for sure. If it's choices you want, along with expert installation there is only one thing to know ultimately, and that is who to call.Contact Us Today!
Our goal is to make sure you get the best installation available for your doors. If craftsmanship matters, we're here to help. Feel free to have us out for a free evaluation of your home. To make things easier have a look at the exterior front and back doors in the following links. The first link shows all Fiberglass door types and is very helpful when searching for a new front door.
We are very proud to offer the most amazing storm door line available in North Texas. Steel corner brackets and thicker extrusions mean doors that hang better, longer. Classic designed full view storm doors and our new glass kickplated operating style storm door offer options for a view or a breeze. Available in White, Tan and Bronze (Dark Brown), these beautiful doors will add functionality and beauty to your front or back doors for decades to come. We are also very proud to be one of the few sources for these beautiful doors in eight foot tall heights. Eight foot tall storm doors are a rarity because most storm doors just aren't strong enough to support the weight. Ours have the strength and the beauty even in very tall doors. We are among the few vendors nationally of ventilating storm doors in those tall heights. If you have the 8 foot door and need a storm door that will deliver some kind of a breeze we have the best solution in town.
This picture is about installation. A new french door is a great thing as long as the installation is up to par. The new wood and trim on this patio enclosure says a great deal about the homeowner, the installer who hung it and even the dog who's door is at the end under the window. Would you have known how to trim out this patio enclosure? Would the average window and door guy? Probably not. Thirty years of experience in very high end homes for retrofit replacement is as tiny niche of remodeling and home improvements but it's one that I'm glad to be a part of. If skill, craftsmanship, quality of product and work as well as value and longevity, matter to you, we are the door installation contractor that you should get to know today!Flush Glazed French Door Observations
For the longest time I thought every french door had an ugly plastic frame and screws on the inside to hold it together. If you were lucky it would have some screw cover caps to put in the holes but those usually didn't fit, didn't look right or just fell out. Whatever the case may be, they were ugly. Go look at the Home Depot and it will refresh your memory. Our Doors have Low E Glass with Argon Gas and are four times more energy effecient than a wood door. Two inches wider and six inches taller a glass size means more light and a better look. We're very proud of the products we find and endorse and this is a great one if you're considering a french door. I think there is no better door and it's amazingly affordable as well. Not much more than the cheaper option adding just a few hundred dollars to the total cost of a door project.
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